Academy Season Preview: Part Two – The Opposition

August 6, 2015

As part of our build-up to the new season of youth football here at, we traditionally take a look at the teams Chelsea will go up against at Under-21, Under-19 and Under-18 levels. The UEFA Youth League draw is still a few weeks away, leaving us squarely focused on domestic affairs for the time being. The Blues will face a handful of sides across both age groups, with the…


Academy Season Preview: Part One – The Competitions

August 5, 2015

The pathways into meaningful first-team opportunities might still be out of reach but, as we get set to embark upon another season of academy football at Chelsea Football Club, the many young hopefuls in the club’s developmental ranks are still doing everything in their power (and then some) to force the issue. A year after winning another FA Youth Cup and being crowned Barclays Under-21 Premier League champions, the Blues…